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Justice Thomas E. McHugh receives the oath of office from Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis with his wife, Judy, and his two lawyer sons, Jim and John. (Photo by Steven Wayne Rotsch, Governor’s Photographer.) SUPREME COURT JUSTICE MCHUGH- Before a packed courtroom on a snowy day, December 16, 2010, Supreme Court Justice Thomas E. McHugh […]
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Bar Foundation Board meets using video and telephone conferencing. BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS- For the first time in its history, the Bar Foundation Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting by utilizing both video and telephone conferencing systems, as well as being present in person. The fifteen member Board met at the law offices of Bowles, Rice, McDavid, […]
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US Magistrate Court Judge Cheryl A. Eifert with Board Member Tom Flaherty, on the left, and Secretary/Treasurer Steve Nord, on the right. US MAGISTRATE COURT JUDGE EIFERT- On November 5, the formal Investiture Ceremony for new US Magistrate Court Judge Cheryl A. Eifert was held at the Federal Courthouse in Huntington. An overflow crowd of […]
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West Virginia Association of Counties BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- Last year, the WV Bar Foundation presented a grant to the WV Association of Counties to assist in the production of a documentary film on the county courthouses in the state. In a recent report letter, Patti Hamilton, the Association’s Executive Director, expressed appreciation for the “generous […]
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David King, Executive Director of the Hi-Y Leadership Center, and Bar Foundation Board Member Barbara Allen. BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- Recently, the Bar Foundation Board of Directors provided a grant to the Hi-Y Leadership Center in Point Pleasant to support its highly regarded Youth and Government Seminar Program. Each year, hundreds of 8th grade students from throughout […]
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David W. Pollard (Fayette County Education Fund) accepts grant award last year from Bar Foundation Executive Director Tinder. BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- The Bar Foundation provided a grant to the Fayette County Education Fund last year to support its Leadership Fayette County program for high school students. In a report from David W. Pollard, who heads […]
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Irene Malfregeot and WVBF Board of Directors member, Tracey Weber, of Weston. BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- Last year, the WV Bar Foundation provided a grant to the Harrison County Child Advocacy Center to continue the Center’s important forensic interview program by paying for cameras and recording equipment to be used in place of a child’s testimony […]
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WV Supreme Court Justice Thomas McHugh and U. S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Robert King participated in the Constitution Day ceremonies. CONSTITUTION DAY- On Friday, September 17, a Constitution Day ceremony was held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston, as well as at various locations throughout the state. In Charleston, […]
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First Lady Gayle Manchin meets high school students from Brazil at Governor’s Mansion. BRAZIL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS- In August, five high school students and two chaperones from Espirito Santo, Brazil, spent several days in WV as participants in a 40 year partnership between WV and their state. They heard a presentation from Public Information Officer […]
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Annual ABA Fellows Luncheon ANNUAL ABA FOUNDATION FELLOWS LUNCHEON- The Annual Luncheon Meeting of the American Bar Association Foundation Fellows         was held on August 13 at the Greenbrier Hotel. For the past several years, the event has been held during the Annual Meeting of the WV Bar Association. Almost all ABA Foundation Fellows are also WV […]
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